Horizon Shutters Blog

Wall Treatment with Music Albums

Wall

Looking for a cheap, attractive way to fill a large section of vertical wall space? Here is an easy wall treatment to put all of your favorite record albums on display. Price: Around $20 depending on the albums Time: 45 minutes Materials: Two sections of 5/8″ u-shaped aluminum track, usually sold in 7 foot lengths. This […]

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Interior Window Shutter Blinds

Interior

When homeowners begin to research window coverings, there is sometimes a confusion regarding what they need.  As an interior shutter company, we often have people asking about interior plantation blinds or window shutter blinds.  While those are all terms related to window coverings, neither is accurate and could lead to confusion when discussing options. Actually, […]

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Easy Home Improvements & Repairs

Easy

Last week I sat down to watch one of the many HGTV television shows featuring home buyers comparing several housing options. This particular show highlighted a real estate agent presenting various properties to a recently married couple. The clients discussed a comfortable maximum price and list of requirements. The agent then located three homes that […]

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Hidden Costs of Home Ownership

Hidden

It’s the American dream – home ownership.  And while there are many financial, emotional and personal benefits to owning a home, there are some hidden costs that are not frequently discussed. In addition to the mortgage, insurance, and property tax costs that are estimated before closing, there are so many other undisclosed amounts of owning […]

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Plantation Shutters Let Sunlight In

Plantation

The sun is essential to life on planet Earth. It is also invaluable to living. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, “Americans, on average, spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors.” About 69 percent of time is spent at home and 18 percent in other interior venues. That equates to an average of […]

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House Fire Prevention Reminder

House

A few weeks ago a local neighborhood house caught fire. Even though it didn’t fully burn to the ground, the home was completely destroyed. It is amazing how quickly and efficiently a structure that took so long to construct can be reduced to rubble. A devastating loss like this one can cause long term crisis […]

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Insulate with Window Shutters to Save Energy

Insulate

It has been reported that the coming winter will be colder than those in the recent past. True or not, we do know that temperatures drop in winter months and homeowners need to be prepared. Take an initial stroll around the outside of the property. Inspect the foundation for cracks and soil for erosion and […]

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Shutter Photo Contest Winner

Shutter

We have a winner from our shutter photo contest! The top photo was submitted by a past customer of Horizon Shutters. It features custom-made wood traditional style shutters. The Caribbean themed bathroom has been decorated with light coastal blue walls and striking white trim. The cafe shutters, which have a very coastal vibe, cover only […]

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Window Shutters Coupon Code

Window

It is expensive to own and maintain a house which requires furniture, appliances, landscaping, and structural maintenance beyond the initial purchase price. Homeowners naturally seek the best deal when making any modification to their property, including the acquisition of quality interior shutters. Shutters can be found at great value if proper research is done in […]

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Buy American Shutters

Buy

Many homeowners shopping for custom interior shutters seek the most affordable best quality product. However, in past decades, Americans have been programmed to shop for the lowest possible price, even if it means purchasing inferior items manufactured overseas. The window shutters industry has manufacturing facilities located throughout the world. Imported shutters require fewer manufacturing regulations […]

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